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  • How Did Europeans Influence The Age Of Exploration

    The europeans were one of the most influential people during the time of the Age of Exploration in the 1400s. Sailors set out to explore the new world each with their own reasons from looking for wealth to seeking the thrill of adventure. The discovery of settlements greatly impacted the influence of European in places all over the world. The beneficial influence from the europeans created new settlements with diverse culture, which helped spark the revolution of worldwide trade and the growth…

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  • The Importance Of The Second Amendment To The Constitution: Heart Of America

    Heart of America The second amendment to our constitution states that Americans have the right to bear arms. Which means own firearms. The original intent was to have the weapons for defense. (Martinell, 2014) However in the wrong hand, firearms can be used to kill people. This makes people wonder, should the 2nd Amendment be repealed or changed. I believe the amendment just needs to be slightly changed because shootings come from mental health problems, the weapons today are too easy to kill a…

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  • Analyzing The Western Film 'Dances With Wolves'

    taking cover behind fences and trees, the tactics are similar to those of World War 1 by the fact that there's little action, but when there is action it's bloody. The weapons in this scene are portrayed are fairly accurate, some men have single shot muskets and rifles and other men are equipped with Henry Repeating Rifles, most of the men have 6 shot revolving pistols which is…

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  • Bloodhounds Research Paper

    On Monday, May 22, 1865, a small band of soldiers from the 22nd and 28th Iowa regiments left their camp. The night before, there had been a heavy rainstorm. Their destination was a large peach orchard not far from the rows of white canvas. In previous visits to the orchard, soldiers had discovered a kennel of “bloodhounds,” ferocious animals trained for the pursuit of enslaved people and believed by the soldiers to have been used in the apprehension of Union soldiers who escaped from Confederate…

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  • DBQ: The American Revolution

    During the war, women adopted the ideals of Republican Motherhood in order to instill nationalist values in their children. This is seen in propaganda such as the woodcut of a patriot women, which portrays a colonial woman with a musket (Document A). However, women such as Molly Wallace believed a woman’s role extended beyond the duties of motherhood and desired a higher position in society (Document J). Furthermore, the post Revolutionary era brought about societal progress for…

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  • Italy During The Renaissance

    THE RENAISSANCE The Renaissance was a period in European history from the 14th to the 17th century. It was known as a cultural bridge between the Middle Ages and modern history. It was a time of great innovations, political dissolution, religious turmoil, and remarkable literary creations. Innovations. The Renaissance was a time of celebrated innovations. Some of them include the Blast Furnace, which enabled iron to be produced in significant quantities. The Finery Forge, which enabled them…

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  • Essay About Civil War

    Two of the biggest inventions that caused a considerable amount of damage were the minie ball and the rifled musket. The minie ball was a new type of bullet that was highly destructive. It was shaped and made for higher accuracy and an ability to shoot from farther range ( Alchin, Linda ). Before the minie ball there were just round balls which were highly inaccurate. The rifled musket was also an improvement on accuracy and range, as the grooves in the barrel made it so the bullet was…

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  • American Pageant Chapter 1 Summary

    trying to tax her colonies to pay off her debts. Through a series of acts, Britain angers the Thirteen Colonies. C. In March of 1770, snowballs were thrown at a group of British soldiers. One of the soldiers was hit by the snowball and fired his musket. This shot caused others British soldiers to open fire as well killing five colonial civilians. D. The colonies stopped taking imports from Britain. E. Britain stopped all taxes except on tea. F. Defiance exploded in the form of the Boston…

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  • The Role Of Crispus Attucks In The Revolutionary War

    important role in the American Revolution by his role in the Boston Massacre. On the night of March 5, 1770, Private Hugh White, a guard on duty outside Boston’s customs house,was surrounded by a jeering crowd.He reacted by hitting one of them his musket. The crowd grew larger, and eight redcoats came to rescue White. A redcoat fired into the crowd, possibly by accident, and the people panicked. In the chaos that followed, five men were killed. Samuel Adams later described the event as…

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  • Jamestown: Similarities And Differences

    Jamestown and the Plymouth had many differences but also had some things in common. Like [John smith] said ‘’ you don't work, you don't eat’’. They both had many rules and beliefs that were strict. In this essay i will talk about both of the colonies and their similarities and differences. On May 14, 1607, 100 members of a joint venture called the Virginia Company established the very first English settlement in North America on the banks of the James River.Tobacco became Virginia’s first…

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